Genasys Inc. Expands Zonehaven Evacuation Software Services

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Genasys Inc. (NASDAQ: GNSS), the global leader in mission-critical communications systems and solutions that help protect and keep people safe, today announced that four additional California counties entered into one-year Genasys Zonehaven software services contracts. Critical evacuation planning, alerting, and real-time life safety information from Zonehaven is now available to first responders, emergency service agencies, and the more than 430,000 residents living in the counties of Mono, San Luis Obispo, Siskiyou and Sutter. With these additional counties, Zonehaven helps protect more than 7.3 million California residents through recurring annual revenue contracts.

“The hurricane-force winds that caused the most destructive fire in Colorado’s history during the last week of December 2021 are further proof that extreme weather and wildfires have become dangers all over the world. year in many regions,” said Richard S. Danforth, general manager. Officer of Genasys Inc. “By providing first responders and emergency service agencies with essential tools to plan, train and execute quick and orderly evacuations, our Zonehaven software services and evacuation management platform help ensure safety people during crisis situations.”

“Zonehaven has developed a fantastic platform to solve a large-scale problem with coordinating evacuations,” said Adam C. Heilman, personnel services analyst for the Siskiyou County Office of Emergency Services. “With zones in place and incident management teams on board, the time needed to send public safety warnings and evacuation orders was reduced to a fraction of the time it used to take.”

“Speed ​​is everything during an evacuation,” said Charlie Crocker, general manager of Genasys Zonehaven. “Zonehaven dramatically reduces the time it takes to deliver critical information and resources to residents at risk. During wildfires and wind-driven events, nothing is more important.”

In addition to facilitating highly effective pre-planning, training and exercises, the Zonehaven platform incorporates hyperlocal knowledge to model evolving disaster scenarios and their subsequent impacts on evacuation zones, traffic patterns and public safety. Emergency services managers use Zonehaven software during all hazard crises to quickly update counties and communities with zone-specific notifications, including evacuation status, live updates incident reports, real-time weather, road and traffic conditions, nearby shelters and other vital information.

About Genasys Inc.

Genasys® is a global provider of mission-critical communications systems and solutions that help protect and keep people safe. Genasys offers a multi-channel approach to deliver geo-targeted alerts, notifications, instructions and information before, during and after public safety threats and critical business events. The company’s unified critical communications platform includes Genasys Emergency Management (GEM) software as a service, Integrated Mass Notification Systems (IMNS), Zonehaven™ emergency evacuation resources, national systems emergency alert (NEWS), LRAD® long-range voice broadcast systems, and more.

Genasys systems are in service in over 100 countries in a range of diverse applications, including public safety, emergency alert, mass notification, critical event management, defence, law enforcement law, homeland security and other applications. For more information, visit

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